We’re finally back! On today’s show, Ryan and Justin return to the studio after a busy month leading into Paris Games Week. With the hustle and bustle behind them, Justin shares his final thoughts on the showcase, from the delightful surprise of Spelunky 2 to the gorgeous new story told in Concrete Genie.
Hello everyone! This is Shawn from Against Gravity, makers of Rec Room. We launched the Rec Room PlayStation VR closed beta last month and the response from the community has been incredible! In order to include as many people as possible in the beta we’ve decided to launch in open beta at PlayStation Store on Tuesday, November 21.
What if your loved ones suddenly vanished? What if you realized your most precious memories were slowly slipping away?
Such is the premise of Lost Sphear, the second project from Square Enix’s Tokyo RPG Factory, the studio that hopes its latest genre entry will also stir the memories of those of us reared on 90’s RPGs.
What happens when the most magical couple in the land breaks up? The so-called Wicked Witch of the West steals all the Wizard’s stuff, just to dump it across the land of Oz, of course. Being the whiny little Wizard he is, and with a head as big as his ego, he blackmails you – Dorothy – into doing his dirty work and picking up all his junk, as he sends you on an errand to exact a little payback on his “witch” of an ex-girlfriend. All I can say is, Run Dorothy, Run!
In bringing the “League of War” universe to PS VR, MunkyFun had a number of options. We wanted the game to be “pick up and play” for anyone, while also having deeper strategy for the more serious gamers. But one of the biggest considerations for us was to push hard on developing the two-player head to head aspect of the game, to effectively bring “Social” to VR.
Whether you’re looking for a change of pace from all of the massive blockbusters launching this month, or missed these games the first time around, Indie Bonanza month on PlayStation Now has your gaming needs covered. We’re launching 20 new PlayStation 4 indie games into the service today, including beautiful masterpieces like Abzu and thought-provoking adventures like This War of Mine: The Little Ones.
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